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La Llorona Nominated for a Golden Globe
By Jamie Clark on Feb 6th 2021
This past week the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced their nominations for the 78th Golden Globes Awards. Overall there wasn’t a ton of horror representation, but there was a familiar friend: the Guatemalan fan-favorite La Llorona! The film tells the story of an aging dictator. Trapped in his mansion, he’s forced to confront the terrible …
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2020 Murderama Award Winners
By Jamie Clark on Dec 29th 2020
The votes are in! Despite a number of lawsuits accusing our voting results as fraud, we are sticking by them. We are excited to announce the results for the 2020 Murderama Awards. A huge thanks goes out to everyone who submitted responses. It was really fun getting to pull this together based on input from …
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We need your help! Rank your top films – 2020 edition
By Jamie Clark on Dec 19th 2020
2020 was a lot of terrible things, but it was also the first year we launched this podcast. As part of wrapping up the year, we wanted to take a look back at all the films we’ve featured in episodes through the year. We’re doing it the only way we know how: by over-analyzing and …
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Read the terrifying true story that inspired Candyman
By Jamie Clark on Aug 10th 2020
One of the plot points of 1992’s Candyman centered around a unique way the builders of Chicago’s Cabrini Green cut corners: making the walls so thin that in order to cut a recess for the bathroom mirror they had to cut straight through to the other apartment. This meant that if both sides removed their …
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Actor John Saxon passes away at 83
By Jamie Clark on Jul 26th 2020
Legendary actor John Saxon passed away on Saturday. He was 83 years old. John Saxon is possibly best known to horror fans as Nancy’s dad in the A Nightmare on Elm Street series, appearing in the first, third, and final installment of the series. He acted in countless other horror classics like Black Christmas and …
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“Evil Dead” documentary, “Hail to the Deadites”, gets a virtual premiere
By Jamie Clark on Jul 20th 2020
After many years in the making, director Steve Villeneuve will finally premiere his documentary, Hail to the Deadites, at the Fantasia Festival this August. The film documents the rabid fans of The Evil Dead franchise, in addition to featuring interviews with cast and crew. Fantasia Festival is slated for August, 2020.
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“Lost Boys” Director Joel Schumacher Dies at 80
By Jamie Clark on Jun 22nd 2020
Joel Schumacher, director of seminal 80s films like “St. Elmo’s Fire” and future-podcast-episode “The Lost Boys” has passed away at the age of 80. Perhaps most notorious for putting nipples on Batman in 1997’s “Batman and Robin”, he had a great career full of hits, including “Batman Forever”, “The Client”, and “Falling Down”. He made …
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DaCosta’s “Candyman” remake has a creepy new shadow puppet trailer
By Jamie Clark on Jun 19th 2020
I have intentionally not learned too much about the new Candyman remake from director Nia DaCosta, still hoping to be surprised when the film hits theaters later this year. That’s why I was pleasantly surprised to see a trailer in the form of a puppet trailer drop today: The trailer features a stylized puppet and …
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‘The Evil Dead’ is returning to drive-in theaters this summer in glorious 4K
By Jamie Clark on Jun 12th 2020
Exciting news for fans of Bruce Campbell, and bad news for those of us with tree phobias, this summer The Evil Dead will be hitting drive-in theaters once again. Last year Grindhouse Releasing unveiled their 4K restoration of the original print – along with a brand new soundtrack from Joseph LoDuca. Now that print is …
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First look at HBO/Jordan Peele series “Lovecraft Country”
By Jamie Clark on May 2nd 2020
We’re finally getting a trailer for the new horror themed HBO series “Lovecraft Country“. Executive produced by Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams. The one-hour drama series based on the 2016 novel by Matt Ruff, follows Atticus Black as he joins his friend Letitia and his Uncle George to embark on a road trip across 1950s …